Northamptonshire have completed the signing of Essex fast bowler Maurice Chambers on a two-year contract.
Eight Essex players have signed new contracts including Ravi Bopara, Graham Napier and Mark Pettini.
Essex have handed new contracts to Ryan ten Doeschate and Maurice Chambers ahead of the new season.
Paceman Ajmal Shahzad is one of four Yorkshire players selected in the England Performance Programme squad.
Essex have named Maurice Chambers in their squad for the County Championship Division Two match against Worcestershire.
Ireland's humbling by South Africa should not derail their push for a quarter-final spot, says Mike Atherton.
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Kevin Pietersen's possible return for England is an 'extraordinary' twist, says Bob Willis.
England must reassess their ODI approach after a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka, says Nasser Hussain.
Jacques Kallis and V.V.S. Laxman will be part of Sky Sports' wall-to-wall, multi-platform coverage of the ICC World Cup.
David Lloyd tees it up with Jimmy Anderson and goes in to bat for the Associate nations.
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